Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Ryanair returns EI-DLZ Boeing 737-8AS to lessor

                                                   
Ryanair Boeing 737-800
Ryanair has returned EI-DLZ Boeing 737-8AS construction number 33622 to lessor SMBC Aviation Capital. The aircraft was ferried Prestwick-Shannon on 7th November in basic Ryanair colours no titles to Shannon Aerospace.

According to website Planefinder the aircraft operated its last revenue service from Prestwick on 12th October as RYR7342/3 to and from Rome Ciampino.

EI-DLZ was re-registered at Shannon Airport on 21st November as VQ-BSR prior to painting with Eirtech Aviation. The aircraft rolled out of Eirtech's paint hangar on 1st December in full Orenair colours(Orenburg Airlines).

EI-DLZ was delivered on 8th November 2006.

VQ-BSR was delivered Shannon to Orenburg on 26th December.

The return of EI-DLZ reduces Ryanair fleet to 299 units in service.

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Ryanair returns EI-DPE Boeing 737-8AS to lessor

                                                     
Ryanair Boeing 737-800
Ryanair continues to 737s to lessors ahead it's new delivery stream of 175 Boeing 737-800s commencing in September 2014.

EI-DPE Boeing 737-8AS/W construction number 33605 operated it's last revenue service as RYR778 from Dublin to Glasgow Prestwick on 22nd November.

The aircraft withdrawn from use and stored at Glasgow Prestwick in basic Ryanair colours with no logo/titles on return to lessor BBAM. According to Planefinder the aircraft carried out an air test from Glasgow Prestwick on 10th December 2013 as 'Ryanair 1'.

On 18th December the aircraft was re-registered as TC-IZG ahead of new lease to Turkish carrier Izmir Airlines. TC-IZG was delivered on 24th December to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport.

EI-DPE was delivered on 21st December 2006.

The return of EI-DPE reduces Ryanair fleet to 300 units in service.

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